restic

Fast, secure, efficient backup program.

Install

All systems
curl cmd.cat/restic.sh
Debian Debian
apt-get install restic
Ubuntu
apt-get install restic
Arch Arch Linux
pacman -S restic
image/svg+xml Kali Linux
apt-get install restic
Fedora
dnf install restic
OS X
brew install restic
Raspbian
apt-get install restic

Fast, secure, efficient backup program.

  • Initialize a backup repository in the specified local directory:
    restic init -r path/to/repository
  • Backup folder "my_folder" to the repository:
    restic -r path/to/repository backup path/to/my_folder
  • Show backup snapshots currently stored in the repository:
    restic -r path/to/repository snapshots
  • Restore a specific backup snapshot to a target directory:
    restic -r path/to/repository restore snapshot_id path/to/target
  • Restore a specific path from a specific backup to a target directory:
    restic -r path/to/repository --include path/to/restore --target path/to/target restore snapshot_id
  • Clean up the repository and keep only the most recent snapshot of each unique backup:
    restic forget --keep-last 1 --prune

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